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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of eastern North Dakota on the Red River east of Bismarck. Founded with the coming of the railroad in 1871, it is the largest city in the state. Population: 90,100.
  • Fargo, William George 1818-1881. American transportation pioneer who organized the American Express Company (1850) and Wells, Fargo and Company (1852) to provide safe, swift transcontinental express service.

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  • n. largest city in North Dakota; located in eastern North Dakota on the Red river

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  • FARGO, N.D. (March 19, 2010) -- The projected crest of the Red River at Fargo, N.D., has dropped a half-foot, which is good news for a city whose residents are braced for flooding.

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  • FARGO, N.D. -- They passed out cigars in Fargo on Saturday, but no matches just yet, as a flood-weary city that's spent the last week getting ready to hold back the Red River cautiously prepared to celebrate what appeared to be a successful defense against the swollen waterway.

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  • FARGO, N.D. - Xcel Energy Inc. says it properly investigated the failure of a natural gas pipe blamed in a September 2008 explosion that leveled a Fargo home and severely burned a woman.

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  • FARGO, N.D. - Salesmen in Fargo are hawking products with names like the Muscle Wall and the Sandbagging Buddy.

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  • FARGO, N.D. - Sandbag making operations are under way in Fargo and neighboring Moorhead, Minn.

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  • FARGO, N.D. -- Salesmen in Fargo are hawking products with names like the Muscle Wall and the Sandbagging Buddy.

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  • FARGO, N.D. -- A weeklong fight against flooding neared its climax in Fargo on Sunday, with miles of sandbags and clay dikes expected to hold back the bloated Red River at its crest with room to spare.

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  • FARGO, N.D. - A weeklong fight against flooding neared its climax in Fargo on Sunday, with miles of sandbags and clay dikes expected to hold back the bloated Red River at its crest with room to spare.

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  • FARGO (ND) - "A sobriety checkpoint is set for Fargo on Friday."

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  • FARGO, N.D. -- The projected crest of the Red River at Fargo, N.D., has dropped a half-foot, which is good news for a city braced for flooding.

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